Is Being Gifted a Social Handicap?

@article{Coleman1988IsBG,
  title={Is Being Gifted a Social Handicap?},
  author={Laurence J. Coleman and Tracy L. Cross},
  journal={Journal for the Education of the Gifted},
  year={1988},
  volume={11},
  pages={41 - 56}
}
The paper explores the question of how gifted and talented adolescents experience being gifted in high school. Fifteen subjects were interviewed twice while attending a special summer program in order to answer this general question. The data were analyzed and interpreted using a set of research questions which postulated that the subjects would voice feelings of difference and would make statements indicating recognition that being gifted interfered with full social acceptance. The results… 

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